St. Patrick Catholic School

122 West Street, Portland, MI   (517) 647-7551

National Honor Society

ARTICLE V: Selection of Members
Section 1. The candidate for membership must have completed three semesters of high school. At least one semester must have been completed at St. Patrick High School.

Section 2. The candidate must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.30 (without rounding).

Section 3. The Chapter Advisor will notify candidates in writing that they are being considered for membership. They will be informed of the nomination process and the deadlines for submission of materials.

Section 4. Members of the faculty will evaluate candidates annually. Each candidate or member must receive and maintain an above average rating. A student who is guilty of a civil infraction shall be ineligible for honors and/or membership for one year.

Section 5. Faculty Council-appointed by the principal-shall review the selection of candidates, consider non-selection, dismiss, discipline and warn members who are in conflict with qualifications of sponsored NHS membership. The decision of the Faculty Council may be appealed to the principal. The decision of the principal is final.

Section 6. A transfer student will be considered for membership upon verification of membership at another school.

Section 7. The chapter advisor will inform candidates selected for membership. The advisor and principal will inform parents and guardians of those selected for membership.

ARTICLE VI: Service Projects
All members are required to participate in service projects to benefit the school, church and community.